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, coming up. >> i am bob ryan at belfort furniture weather center. anncr: this casino's in west virginia. but it makes millions off marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. >> you are watching abc 7 news at 6:00. >> metro has launched a public awareness campaign to help prevent suicide. >> since march of this year three people have jumped in front of trains and died. others have done the same thing in recent and metro is trying to change that. as part of the campaign, they are placing posters hotline number for people to call. >>d's largest casino is even bigger. in hanover it opened today and it included the addition slot machines as well as a high-minute slot area and a retail store. t
accused of spreading a deadly disease. >> we will show you how virginia is making it easy to skip a stop at the toll booth during your drive. >> a murder mystery has a community looking for ask -- looking for answers and investigators looking for help. >> like today? let me tell the middle class is carrying a heavy load in america. but mitt romney doesn't see it. under the romney plan, a middle class family will pay an arage of up to $2,000 more a year in taxes. while at the same time giving multi-millionaires like himself a $250,000 tax cut so, romney hits the middle class harder... and gives millionaires an even bigger break. is that the way forward for america? i'm barack obama and i approve this message. [ romney ]his president can ask us to be patient. this president can tell us it was someone else's fault. but this president cannot tell us that you're better off today than when he took office. [ female announcer ] here in virginia, we're not better off undnder president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs loweri
today than when he took office. [ female announcer ] here in virginia, we're not betteoff under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty housand jobs, lowering home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. northth american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. but it makes millions off west marylanders every year. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney now they're running dishonest ads. why? becae voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. question seven. prcandidate is more likely toion return us to full employment. th is a cleachoice. the republican plan is to cut more taxes on upper-income... people an
those that what i have to say. >> before that, more tv ads. almost half of the money will be n virginia. president obama conceded they get out of hand. >> even some of his ads may go over the line. do you feel that is on both sides? >> i think they are a form of character assassination. i think our ads describe what we about his policies. >> he feels more people are getting to see their real hand. >> people are getting to know me better and better -- the real him. >> people are getting to know me better and better. >> i challenged him to share something few people know about. >> i love waterskiing and i to water ski, even i am the best in the family, i am pretty good. >> a staffer for the governor added he also makes a clean honeyof butter and sandwich. to win overte voters? maybe not. virginia could be decided by a few thousand votes. we have the entire interview on website, wjla.com. >> president obama also spent speaking toginia crowd in virginia beach. he said change takes more than s president and told audience he was not born wealth and privilege but he e of aere he is becaus grea
of virginia. >> first lady michelle obama made stops in richmond and fredericksburg. but go live now to the university of mary washington for where the first lady had a message for voters. >> it has been an interstate '95 day for the first lady. was in richmond and then wrapped up an event at mary washington. some of the cars you see behind me are leaving the event right now. here is the of from inside. more than 2000 people showed up according to the obama campaign. republicans have been arguing the economy is not moving forward and say it has stagnated or moving backwards. but the first lady and her husband are arguing it is slowly getting better. but they say will take more time than just four years. here's what she had to say. >> we have been pulling ourselves out of a a whole bag. for three and a half years we have been moving forward and making progress and we're beginning to see the change. we can all do this. >> the majority of the crowd here were college students. some of the biggest cheers from the speech came when she talked about things addressed to young peo
, ohio, pennsylvania and florida. another state to keep a close eye on is virginia and mitt romney will be here once again in springfield. both were in ohio. mitt romney going down the campaign trail continuing to make the economy topic number one. >> there are so many in our economy that are hurting. >> as i travel around ohio i do not see a lot of victims. i see hardworking ohioans. >> the president leads the 53% to 43% in ohio. in pennsylvania, the latest poll shows obama leading 54% to 42%. and in florida president obama leads a 53% to 44%. here in virginia one woman is reluctant to commit to romney. she says she may vote republican in the senate race but she was turned off by the mitt romney 47% remarke. >> what he said about 47% depending on the government, that is not true at all. >> this alexandria of voter. >> we have been losing jobs, but i think the mitt romney plan is superior to the president's plan. >> obama in the lead. there is a margin of error. romney campaign officials say they find fault with the quinnipiac poll methodology and believe the race is tighter. they
, let's of the election in boxing terms. a fight over a different type of voter. virginia, one of the biggest the fight over the women voters. four republicans, she is a .ising star for mitt romney, she is one of his biggest weapons in the .attle for women voters >> if you go and see the groups d women we are talking to, are smart. they do not think republicans because president obama says it. is silly. it think it is a made up war. think it is what they used drive the women alike -- the women votes away. >> polling is a problem for them. recent votes show obama with a 12 point lead over women. i think women voters are still savvy. think they care about their about access to abo.h care, and >> meanwhile, they see tv ads false imagery. >> he is trying to prove people -- on the attack, too. hammering the president for a tvg the time to take segment on "the view." >> the reason back and forth suddenly matters more is because in many states, more than two some voting is underway. the battleground for virginia, absentee voting has already started. youray with abc 7 news, election st
at the end of eight large trip. >> i've lost 100 dollars. >> a lot of other major cities and virginia virginia taxicab's have those. >> the chairman says he is confident that ultimately the city will win and begin the installation of the smart meters in taxicabs. the contract appeals board is expected to make a ruling sometime in october whether the process was fair, and if it was not fair then the city would have to start all over again. reporting live in washington sam ford, abc 7 news. >> thank you, sam. when teacher has been charged in the shooting of classmates. he was indicted on nine counts of attempted murder as well as assault and handgun charges. they say he critically injured one student last week inside the high school, and there are eight other potential victims including a guidance counselor, who police say heroically got the gun away from him. >> coming up on abc 7 news at 6:00 some big names getting into the debate about the size of your sodas. >> save the date. the invitations sent out and why millions of customers will want to be dialed in. >> but first, the controv
. >> the republican vice- presidential candidate it was in virginia. paul ryan was talking to voters. stephen sheba tschida was there. >> paul ryan got big applause from party's faithful. he did not address the difficulties of criticism dogging his running mate. dozens of volunteers and staffers cheered when paul ryan talked about how important virginia's 13 electoral votes are this november. >> you k now what we're doing all this? virginia is going to go for mitt romney on november 6. >> of the republican team has hit some bumps in the road. >> they believe they are entitled to health care, to food to housing, you name it. >> mitt romney's sequoyah read -- secretly taped remarks has drawn criticism. paul ryan called or marks obviously been articulate. he did not want to elaborate today. president obama appeared on david letterman where he weighed in on the controversy. >> one of the things i have learned as president is you represent the entire country. my expectation is if you want to be president, you've got to work for everybody, not just for some. >> mitt romney is trying to change the impress
and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. evidence today of weak in the job market. the labor department says feweran employers posted jobs in july and june. fellpenings fell to -- from june. 3.5 people are competing for each job opening. >> maryland's failure to crack violations is the state millions of dollars. the state is doing little to penalize drivers using easy pass lanes without paying tolls. nearly 650,000 vehicle owners nearly $7 million and a maryland authorities have not suspended a single registration. is a $500m penalty fine. an announcement coming the new from apple -- iphone, a much anticipated occurs tomorrow afternoon. to have a bigger screen and no doubt several it features. the new iphone will hit the cover 21st. e apple expects to sell 10 million by the end of the month. have been talking today about how reminiscent today's been of september 11. a beautiful blue sky at drive morning. the weather maps are almost exactly the same as they were 11 ago. east and soe on the memories of a day like today briggs it back. i wanted to take you out to one of the serv
, republicans are firing back. after bill clinton's rousing speech by, virginia gov. bob macdonald says it can't just be about speeches. he says the nation is still $16 trillion in debt. unemployment and gasoline numbers remain high. >> and i'm sure the president will deliver a great speech tonight. we will make up -- will make up with a jobs report. speeches make you feel good for a while, but at the end of the day, the american people don't think we're better off than we were four years ago. >> you can hear that speech tonight at 10:00, followed by our news broadcast. you can always get updates by going to wjla.com. >> a wet day outside for most of the washington area. we have the first look. >> i think for most areas, we are in the clear. if is a little bit muddy. but let's show you the stormed scanned. heavy rains pitching well to the south with thunderstorms across pennsylvania and new york. a couple of downpours over the piedmont region -- i know my states -- west virginia. 82 in washington. there are a little storms out west. the skies will clear. we have had heavy rai
. hail laser-like focus on virginia. both sides really crunching the figures to determine their next move. >> he has gotten us to $16 trillion. >> constantly talking numbers. these new ones present a mathematical challenge. litton pulls and these three king states. florida 5 and virginia and getting so much attention. how does he turn it around? the running mate paul ryan said that might take people understanding exactly who he is. >> this is a guide at the height of his successful business turn the entire company into a search and rescue operation the moment he heard that a college daughter was missing. >> it was the matter of getting the message out there about my dad. he is the one more qualified to tackle the nation's problems, in particular the economy. >> being an incumbent is never easy. the president to the mayor of likability. >> obama claims that others are skeptical. >> embarrassing he has nothing to offer. he made a lot of money for himself and investors but what about the people and the workers laid off from jobs? >> there are three factors in politics. money, people, and tim
showers around virginia and kentucky. that line is continuing. of rain will keep an eye on that for you. check in with him at 11:00 p.m. it is the heat and then he read the meantime. these are the temperatures. when you factor in the moister and feels much warmer. 91 in washington and feels like '95 in gaithersburg. partly sunny and warm and muggy. the chance for showers south and southwest. >> some big changes are in the works for the board of the metropolitan washington airports authority. greta cruz joins us from this room. this involves reports and some lavish spending by members of the board. >> that is right. they have taken a real beating lightly. you remember that nine dozen dollar plane ticket to the czech republic. the board passed new travel rules for itself and its employees. the metropolitan washington airports authority warned it was time to act. >> we have been experiencing a lot of negative press and many different issues. >> including lavish travel spending. it approved a new policy. all travel must be okayed in advance and they can fly economy class domestically. busi
other battleground states. >> the candidates for u.s. senate in virginia square off for debate in northern virginia. democrat tim kaine and republican george allen went head-to-head and both wasted no time taking shots at each other on issues from medicare to the definition of marriage. a new poll shows tim kaine over george allen. you can see our story on the senate debate on our website wjla.com. >> a special lead student was shot six times but was released from the hospital today. court documents indicate that that child and another student got into an argument in class. the -- one student went to an alley where he had hidden a gun and returned and shot him. >> police have broken up a phony iphone sales ring. two men who were father and son were selling the fate phones. they were arrested when authorities say they sold and iphone to a detective for $120. police believe they sold at least seven more in a parking lot and they are looking for additional victims. >> now the showdown over gambling in maryland. some maryland county executives are getting together to encourage vote
degrees in the 1960's. some of the showers have come out of the mountains of west virginia on into roanoke. by and large you can see it has been moving out of the mountains. it has been falling apart, you folks around or intent may see a few sprinkles as they go to the evening hours -- warrington may see a few sprinkles as we go through the evening hours. early tomorrow morning i think some of the clouds will be breaking up. look at the early-morning tomorrow, 6:00 in the morning 50's or low 60's. as they go through the day we will get into a southerly wind. look at that warm air. temperatures around washington and fredericksburg, mid-80's. there will be some afternoon and evening showers popping up, but there will be more that would just be plain and cloudy. that will be the story as they go into the weekend. most of the time, will be rain- free. there will be a few passing showers. partly cloudy skies temperatures into the 80's. 83-85 degrees. especially for southern maryland, some sunshine breaking out. the weather front settles an overpass. -- over us. most of the days will be rain- fr
. a west virginia casino spending a fortune... totop question seven. they don't want compmpetition. the washington post wrote the casino behind the ads is... "most concerned with its own bottom line." and the baltimore sun says it "doesn't have maryland... taxpayers' interests at heart." so when you see these s remember... they're about what's good for west virginia's casino... not t maryland. vote for maryland jobs and schools. vote for question seven. better phone, better internet. it was like somebody like took our computer, shook all the junk out of it. we're actually getting more for our money with fios. [ male announcer ] it's time to get more for your money. upgrade to verizon fios internet, tv and phone with our best price online. just $84.99 a month, guaranteed for one year with no annual contract. there's at least three computers. [ girl 1 ] a tablet. [ woma1 ] couple of gaming systems. we could all be running at the same time. we do not notice any dips. [ male announcer ] get tv rated #1 in customer satisfaction. and get the school year off to a great start with america'
>> according to the campaign, the 13th time the has stopped in virginia this year. the 42nd since taking office. no shortage of sports analogies those numbers, considering there was a little league team at singing take me out to the ball game to warm up the crowd. swinging for the fences in attacks on mitt romney. believe we can get far with leaders to write off half of the nation as victims. not see victims today. i see hard-working people. going on his 47% comment, the president did his best to sound inclusive. these are american values. to all of us. >> everyone in the military today falls in that group. i appreciated he said weather whether not be 47 him, he wouldfor fight for every one. >> despite in 2008, promising to sometimes culture, the inside.rom >> my opponent got excited. he rewrote his speech. up a rally. i will get the job done from the inside. kind of inside job is he talking about? >> republicans insist the humor is to hide the present's problems. >> the president has a failed policy. distract.o we're talking about putting back to work. taxes.going to cut >> repub
virginia down from a peak of 21,000 just three hours ago. you can take the storm watch team with you wherever you go with your mobile app. >> in just a couple of weeks crews will remove it to you she's from great falls. they're located near georgetown pike and walker wrote. they are decaying. crews removed nearly 60 other decay or dying trees in the area. the big tree removal comes after a driver was killed july when a tree fell and crushed his car. >> other controversy on the campaign trail tonight. comments where that romney left almost -- slumped almost half the country believe they owe them something -- government owes them something. the deal shot a private fund- raiser for months ago. our political reporter has more on the fallout. >> is certainly inside the beltway where we analyze every word from the candidates. -- what the rest of america thinks, we will have to wait and see. if you tell last thursday was a tough week for mitt romney, this one is not shaping up much better. >> some are calling it the fund- raising faux paw -- these secretly taped comments week to
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